Jan 05, 2021

The 2020 USEA Year-End Awards Ceremony is Three Days Away!

By Claire Kelley - USEA Staff
USEA/Jessica Duffy Photo.

The USEA invites everyone to join the greatest eventing celebration that takes place every year – the USEA National Year-End Awards Ceremony! Taking place the evening before the first event of the calendar year 2021, the 2020 USEA Year-End Awards Ceremony will be held virtually via Zoom Webinar on Friday, January 8 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time. One of the most unique aspects of this upcoming ceremony is that it will be free and available for anyone to join.

The ceremony will be led by Master of Ceremonies James Wofford as he recognizes the great achievements USEA members accomplished in 2020. The awards presented during this virtual ceremony will include the USEA leaderboard of champions presented by Nunn Finer, the overall leaderboard champions, and a variety of appreciation awards.

Several awards including the Wofford Cup and the USEA President’s Lifetime Achievement Award will only be announced during the ceremony. Therefore, everyone should attend to see who the recipients will be of these special awards.

Follow this link to join the ceremony on Friday, January 8 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time: https://zoom.us/j/99704608338?pwd=K1l5a1EzckZxcUEvOVZaRW5lbWhudz09

The password to join is ‘USEA’.

Share the Zoom link above with your friends and family to celebrate and honor the members of our sport.

Interested in the awards lineup? Click here to view the awards that will be presented.

Please remember that you will need to have the Zoom app installed on your computer in order to participate in the Year-End Awards ceremony. The app will begin downloading automatically when you click to join the Zoom Webinar, or you can click here to download the app in advance.

The USEA would like to thank the leaderboard sponsors: Nunn Finer - sponsor of the overall leaderboards, World Equestrian Brands – sponsor of the USEA Rider of the Year, Bates Saddles – sponsor of the Lady Rider of the Year and the Mare of the Year, Standlee Premium Western Forage – sponsor of the Horse of the Year, SmartPak Equine – sponsor of the Stallion of the Year and Pony of the Year, RevitaVet – sponsor of the Young Rider of the Year, Sunsprite Warmbloods – sponsor of the Volunteer of the Year, and D.G. Stackhouse & Ellis – sponsor of the Classic Series Training Three-Day year-end Champion.

The USEA would also like to thank the USEA Corporate Partners and Annual Meeting Sponsors for making this year's virtual Annual Meeting possible: Nutrena Feeds, Standlee Hay, SmartPak Equine, Mountain Horse, Bates Saddles, Parker Equine Insurance, Adequan, and Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

Jan 27, 2023 ATC

Introducing the New Modified Rider Division at the 2023 AEC

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the addition of the Modified Rider division beginning at the 2023 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC), presented by Nutrena Feeds. The USEA AEC will move back to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky August 29–September 3, 2023.

Jan 26, 2023 Young Event Horse

Get a Taste of Eventing with the New Event Horse Program

Are you interested in competing in the sport of eventing but aren’t quite sure how to get started? Do you have a horse that is looking for a new career? Consider participating in a USEA New Event Horse (NEH) competition in 2023! The USEA NEH Program was created to be an introduction to the sport of eventing for both horse and rider, and the 2023 NEH Calendar is now available here.

Jan 25, 2023 Profile

Dondante Steps Into The Spotlight with 2022 Standlee USEA Horse of the Year Title

Will Coleman had a huge 2022 with his string of horses, including a team silver medal at the FEI World Eventing Championship in Italy on Off The Record and top four-star placings with Chin Tonic HS, but it was Dondante whose consistency paid off to earn the Standlee Premium Western Forage USEA Horse of the Year title.

Jan 24, 2023 Volunteers

The VIP Volunteer: Julie Murray

Julie Murray has loved horses since she could breathe, so when her daughters showed an interest in Pony Club and then eventing, she was thrilled to go along for the ride.

Murray started volunteering at the Fallbrook Pony Club near her home in Fallbrook, California, serving as an intermediate district commissioner.

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